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PURPOSE To investigate the use of the whole-breast sound speed measurement as a marker of breast density (BD), a known risk factor for breast cancer. METHODS As part of an ongoing study of breast cancer detection, 249 patients were scanned with a clinical prototype that operates on the principles of ultrasound tomography. Typically, 40-100 sound speed(More)
Breast cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers diagnosed among the middle aged women. The rate of curacy depends on how well and early the tumor has been detected. One of the most effective methods of breast tumor segmentation is by using x-ray mammography. The accuracy of the results varies with the experience of the radiologists and the quality of the(More)
Giant congenital melanocytic naevi remain a challenge to clinicians and histopathologists with respect to observation for malignant change and interpretation of histology findings, respectively. We report a 5-year-old boy with a giant bathing trunk naevus who, after multiple previous skin biopsies, developed lymphadenopathy. Biopsy from the lymph nodes(More)
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